English language requirements for extended master's programmes

If you're starting an extended master's programme with us, the following Secure English Language Test (SELT) minimum scores are required:

Academic IELTS

Overall score required: 5.5

Component scores required:

Listening: 5.5
Reading: 5.5
Writing: 5.5
Speaking: 5.5

Please note, the test must be taken at a UKVI approved centre.

Pearson PTE (Academic)

Overall score required: 59

Component scores required:

Listening: 59
Reading: 59
Writing: 59
Speaking: 59

Please note we no longer accept the online version of Pearson Test of English (PTE), this has to be completed in person to be considered. 

Language Cert

Overall score required: 33/50

Component scores required: 33/50

Taking a Secure English Language Tests

Find out more about taking a SELT test on our Secure English Language Test pages.

Confirming your test results to us

If you're already holding a conditional offer with us, you should respond to this offer when you receive the results of your test by uploading your chosen English language test certificate (official copy scans only). We will confirm and verify your results and contact you accordingly. You can upload your English Language Certificate by logging into our applicant portal with your username and password.